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Location: Northern California
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I live in a mountain community amongst tall conifers and am employed by the state as a land surveyor.
My wife and I just finished a two year long "extreme home makeover" type house remodel (with the help of a great contractor), dwelling most of the time in two bedrooms and the garage.
I have now set up shop in the reclaimed unheated garage and am starting to have some fun. I am new to woodworking and am having a great time teaching myself the basics with all the left over scrap.

-- Kip, Shasta County, California "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up."--Ogden's Law

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Max

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#1 posted 11-04-2007 01:11 AM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Karson

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#2 posted 11-04-2007 04:36 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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PanamaJack

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#3 posted 11-04-2007 06:09 AM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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brunob

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#4 posted 11-04-2007 06:10 AM

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome!

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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WayneC

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#5 posted 11-04-2007 03:04 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Greg Mitchell

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#6 posted 11-05-2007 03:19 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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Branden

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#7 posted 11-05-2007 10:40 PM

Welcome to the site. i’ve been on here almost a year and have really enjoyed it. Looking forward to seeing your pictures!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California - www.ShopDogUSA.com

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mot

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#8 posted 11-07-2007 04:26 PM

Hey! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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ChicoWoodnut

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#9 posted 03-02-2008 07:34 PM

Just perusing the LJ’s locations and you are close. Lets see some projects!

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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HallTree

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#10 posted 03-02-2008 08:37 PM

Welcome! You say that you are new to wookworking. There are all levels of skill here and all are willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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ckip

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#11 posted 03-03-2008 04:19 AM

Scott and Ron, Thanks for your comments. Projects are forth coming, been too cold lately. And Scott, I lived in Chico several years ago while attending the Police Academy, a whole career ago.

-- Kip, Shasta County, California "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up."--Ogden's Law

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